Dussehra in Delhi is one of the most beautiful things you can witness, and the city embodies the spirit of Navratri and Dussehra. Delhi is one city where you will find some of the other events and festivals going on at any given time. This is the time of the year when the entire city dazzles with lights. If you visit the restaurants, you will even find Navratri’s special cuisines as well.
Here are some places to visit in Delhi-NCR during Dussehra that you can visit to enjoy the climax.
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
If you happen to be in South Delhi, JLN Stadium is the place to be as the sun sets on Dussehra. The fireworks as the Ravana effigies are set on fire are said to be the best. The cheering crowd will surely reel you into the celebration and before you know it you will be spellbound by the beauty of the whole festival.
DDA Ground Patparganj
The Ravan Dahan organized at the DDA Ground, near National Victor School in Patparganj is celebrated on a larger-than-life scale. The devotees can be heard shouting the slogans of ‘Jai Shri Ram’ from far away and the effigies of Ravana burning to the ground can be seen from a great distance as well.
Dwarka Ground sector 10
One of the things to do during Dussehra in Delhi is to visit Dwarka Ground Sector 10. You will see how colorful the ground is decorated and the atmosphere is like that of a fair. From colorful balloons to toys, from snack stalls to varieties of earthen potteries, you will come across a lot of options to enjoy your time at Dwarka Ground Sector 10.
Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra, Copernicus Marg
If you want to watch Ramlila at ease, you much visit Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra at 1, Copernicus Marg. The event takes place on the stage and you do not have to worry a lot about the crowd. The famous Ramlila is 62 years old and the oldest in the capital. This is also famous for being the first one that made it to a TV telecast.
Ramlila Maidan Keshav Puram
If you are in North Delhi then this is the best place for you to be part of the celebration. Shri Ram Dharmik Leela Committee, Tri Nagar which organizes this celebration every Dussehra on the Ramlila Maidan in Keshav Puram has been widely acclaimed. The effigies of Ravana and his kin which are burnt are styled classically and will remind you of your childhood days.